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  • Short Summary

    Horses wearing ornate floral decorations are judged by Lady Mayoress of Liverpool. Merseyside.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Horses in fancy dress. Lady Mayoress judges 400 magnificently decorated beasts competing for £500 prizes. Liverpool, Merseyside.

    M/S as Guards on horseback ride along followed by shire horses with plaited manes. More shire horses walk along with decorations covering them, there are many floral designs such as crowns on their backs. M/S as the camera pans across them. M/S of one horse with 'Happy Day' on its side in flowers, the camera pans back to another pulling a flower covered cart. M/S as the mayoress walks down the line of horses. M/S as she holds the reins of the winning horse, which is covered in a flowery bridle with ornate floral decorations on its back. C/U of her stroking its nose.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    790.28
    Media URN:
    35802
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:16:00 / 01:43:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1611

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